Skip to main content

About your Search

20121201
20121231
SHOW
STATION
WHUT (Howard University Television) 2
KQED (PBS) 1
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)
and that is how we got here. that is how the uk got there. on the other hand, as countries get rich, they start increasing education. very educated people tend to not like trial and error. productivity drops and the rate of innovation drops. tavis: you mentioned the uk. how does this notion of "antifragile" apply in a place like egypt right now? >> the way i was complaining about egypt before the arab spring. when you suppress political life -- political life loves volatility. switzerland is a perfect place where you have volatility at the municipal level, but nothing of talk. the exact perfect on stable system is like saudi arabia or egypt. egypt before the arab spring, we had no information for 40 years. no information. a system artificially stabilized and you have hidden risks under the surface and you do not know what they are. that is what happened with the arab spring and now we are seeing things and it may turn into a total mess. the system is fragile last by depriving it from some rigid depriving it of political ofatility -- depriving it political volatility. tavis: doesn't always lead
. tavis: i will take full responsibility for it. so when you were a kid growing up in the uk and you latch on to this acting profession, how much did you dream, want, desire to make it in theater, in film, in america? so to your point, since we're so steeped in film, how much was it -- would you have been content if your career had stayed across the water, or is this part of a dream for you? >> my absolute aim was to work in london theater. it did not really go further than that, and it was, partly because my dad is a theater actor and my mom is a playwright, so that was what i would grown up with. that's what i would known. i did not even imagine that there would be american films. it was sort of something beyond. i absolutely did not. when it happened and when i started getting these films, it was a complete shock. so no, it hadn't been. it had been beyond what i would imagined. tavis: there is a great line in a film, "broadcast news." >> right. tavis: i think the line is, it is a question, really, what happens in life when your life exceeds your dreams. >> ooh, that's a good one. tavis:
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)